Truck crushes motorbike backrider

June 09, 2019

DASMARIÑAS City, Cavite  -- A woman at the back of a motorcycle died on the spot and her husband was hurt after a truck ran over the motorcyle they were riding Saturday evening here.

Police identified the victims as Gelli Palce, 25, and husband Erickson Palce, 35, both of Blk. 85, Lot 54, Golden CHorizon Villas, Bgy. Hugo Perez, Trece Martires City, Cavite.

The woman was run over by the truck while the driver was thrown several meters away and was rushed to the Pagamutan Lungsod ng Dasmariñas.

The Isuzu Rebuilt Flat bed truck driver Junny Macahilos was arrested.

Police said the victims were traversing the road in Bgy. Pala-Pala going to Imus City around 6:45 p.m. and when they reached near Via Verde, the driver of the motorcycle suddenly stopped when he saw a man signalling them to give way to another vehicle coming off the road. Then the truck, tailing the motorcycle, hit them. The truck driver will charged with homicide and frustrated homicide through reckless imprudence.